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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Freeman F. Bentley Papers

Identifier: MS-423
Abstract The collection consists of papers covering Freeman Bentley's life, focusing on his scientific career and his research in spectroscopy. The majority of the material in this collection is scientific in nature and includes test results, data sheets, technical reports and articles. Bentley authored many of the technical reports and articles in this collection. His writings and reports are especially important considering Bentley was a pioneer in the field of far infrared spectroscopy. In...
Dates: 1937 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1975

Rudi Berndt Papers (MS-632)

Identifier: MS-632

Berndt was a German scientist who came to the U.S.A. as part of Operation Paperclip at the close of WWII. His collection primarily documents his work in parachute development, in both Germany and the United States, from the WWII era through the Cold War. Materials include photographs, scientific test notes, educational records, security investigation reports, German identification papers, resumes, memoir, and other documents.

Dates: 1927-2003; Majority of material found within 1937-1953

Robert L. Cavanagh Aviation Collection (MS-353)

Identifier: MS-353

The Robert L. Cavanagh Aviation Collection contains extensive research on a variety of aircraft, including detailed information on the Boeing P-12. The collection also contains a wide variety of aircraft photographs, along with negatives, slides, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photograph albums.

Dates: 1917-1999

Cold War Aerospace Technology Oral History Project Records

Identifier: MS-431

The Cold War Aerospace Technology Oral History Project primarily contains oral histories gathered from several workers in the field of Aerospace Technology during the Cold War (1946-1992). With few exceptions, the interviewees were all engineers and worked at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on projects ranging from stealth and fly-by-wire technology to jet propulsion and foreign intelligence gathering, etc.

Dates: 1936-2008

Dayton Daily News Archive (MS-458) - Air Force History Photographs SELECTIONS in CORE Scholar

 Digital Collection
Identifier: MS-458 AF History CORE Scholar
Dates: 1943 - 1996

Dayton Daily News Archive (MS-458)

Identifier: MS-458
Abstract This collection consists of over 2000 cubic feet of photographs, negatives, and news clippings spanning obituary, personality, and subject files generated by the Dayton Daily News and the former Journal Herald in the twentieth century. The newspaper was founded by James M. Cox, a three-term Ohio governor and presidential candidate. The archive documents the local and regional history of Dayton and the Miami Valley in Ohio and it role on a national scale, particularly during the period 1930...
Dates: 1890 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980

Mike Deitz Collection (SC-364)

Identifier: SC-364
Content Description

This collection contains a photograph album, engine manual, and two panoramic photos, documenting aviation and daily life for Staff Sergeant Mike Deitz, a member of the 49th Bombardment Squadron at Aberdeen, Maryland.

Dates: circa 1923-circa 1960; Majority of material found within 1923-1927

Philip Eid Aviation Collection

Identifier: MS-224

Collection consists of early photographs of Dayton-area flying fields. Included are photographs of McCook Field taken between 1918 and 1927, Wright Field between 1918-1931, Patterson Field for the period 1940-1967, and Fairfield Air Depot Reservation from 1923-1940.

Dates: 1918-1967

Richard Joseph Framme Papers

Identifier: MS-347

The collection includes photographs, organization charts, research notebooks, research data, patent material, biographical information, blueprints and diagrams. Most items are technical reports or material related to Richard Framme's professional affiliation as an engineer with Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

Dates: 1929-1973; Majority of material found within 1940-1959

Reinhold Gross Collection

Identifier: MS-433

Reinhold Gross was a mechanical engineer who specialized in parachutes and related equipment. Researchers studying his collection of papers can gain insight into aviation engineering during the middle of the 20th century, particularly in Dayton (Ohio). His papers include patents, blueprints, certificates, photographs, correspondence, technical reports, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1952-1972